From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Niger State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial aspirant, Alhaji Aminu Mohammed Baka (Badakoshi Lapai) has said that his decision to contest was informed by the backwardness of the state hence the need to offer himself to rescue, remedy and salvage it from total collapsed.
Baka in an interview with some journalists in Minna said that he had earlier presented his letter of intent in vying for the governorship seat in Niger state to retrace the state development plan and provide the desired leadership for the people just as alleged zoning arrangement is unconstitutional and uncalled for.
The aspirant who is the first to have presented his letter of intent to the Party on 24th April, 2018 is a real estate mogul had finally declared his intention after three days tour consultation of the 25 LGAs with the key PDP stakeholders in the three Zonal Senatorial Districts of the state to ensure everybody is carried along.
“2019 is the year that Nigerlites will vote between competence and blind loyalty. Everywhere in the world, people vote along the line of issues and solutions rather than meal ticket to survive. Therefore, people will not be deceived by zoning arrangement which is unconstitutional, I called on the electorates to support competence and vote wisely for prosperity, that is AMB in 2019” he stated.
He however challenged the major opposition political party in the state the PDP that the stakeholders should look inward to vote a credible, acceptable, vibrant and welfarist candidate for 2019 Guber election like him who will be able to revived the current dilapidated infrastructural development in the state.
The financial and business expert hinted that his aspiration is to rescue the state, provide better alternative that is people oriented government that will provide good leadership in term of the provision of necessary and required social amenities for the people and give maximum priority to the security and welfare of the citizenry.
He stated that he remained the best candidate that will emerge who will provide the desired leadership style for the state economic development and enabling environment for all businesses to strive where the leaving standard of Nigerlites will be improved as expected.
He further added that “I have not seen aspirant who have my quality of leadership style in the party, that is why I have offer myself for service and to run for the governorship in Niger state under the PDP to rescue the state from total collapse” he stated.
The PDP aspirant disclosed that when elected come 2019 will give priority to the provision of security, comprehensive educational reform, agriculture, improved health facilities, youth and women empowerment.
Others to include provision of social amenities like water, clean environment, shelter, transport system, to reduce social vises as a result of unemployment and ensure better payment for civil servants in the state and a host of others like fighting poverty and corruption.